ST. PAUL — Twenty-one billion gallons of second-generation biofuels made from non-grain feedstocks must enter the nation’s fuel supply by 2022, as mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. These biofuels can be made from perennial grasses, corn stover, hybrid poplar and straw, just to mention a few sources.
Douglas G. Tiffany, University of Minnesota Extension
, July 12, 2010
ST. PAUL — Farmers, lenders, educators and many others in agriculture have a long history of wondering why some farmers perform better than others. Since conditions vary over time, we need to keep asking the question in order to have the best answers.
Kent Olson, University of Minnesota Extension
, July 12, 2010
ST. PAUL — With field work just around the corner, now is the time to evaluate decisions related to corn planting. University of Minnesota research can help you make decisions such as when to plant, what soil conditions to consider and how deep to plant.
Jeff Coulter, University of Minnesota Extension
, March 30, 2010
ST. PAUL — Results from a recent USDA review have returned with overall positive indications for Minnesota’s bovine tuberculosis (TB) program. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health, with help from its partners, is working aggressively to again upgrade Minnesota’s bovine TB status levels.
Ryon S. Walker, University of Minnesota Extension
, March 08, 2010
ST. PAUL — Farming has become more than just producing crops and livestock. Marketing and production contracts, farm leases, security interests, bankruptcy, rights of unsecured creditors and many other legal issues have become a part of farming.
University of Minnesota Extension
, December 01, 2009
ST. PAUL — The late harvest and extremely wet weather has resulted in several problems for farmers including the appearance of mold on the ears in standing corn. Many farmers are asking what they need do to make sure they comply with all crop insurance procedures for any crop loss.
Gary A. Hachfeld, University of Minnesota Extension
, November 30, 2009
ST. PAUL — First-calf heifers represent the present and the future of dairy farms, but they need to adapt to many physiological and behavioral changes at calving. According to the USDA, first-calf heifers represent about 36 percent of the U.S. cow population.
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